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2014-01-17 08:20:05

STAVANGER, Norway, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Holdings Group has ordered a harsh environment semi-submersible GM4-D rig from Yantai CIMC Raffles. They have also secured an option to build a second rig from the shipyard. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663802 ) The rig they have ordered has been given the name Beacon Atlantic, and planned delivery is the fourth quarter of 2016. Beacon Atlantic will be built using the GM4-D-design...

2014-01-16 12:21:03

Leveraging its open architecture approach, General Dynamics enables the Navy to quickly integrate new technologies onto critical platforms to meet fast-changing mission requirements. FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded two contracts valued at approximately $226.7 million by the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office for continuing efforts to...

2014-01-15 12:20:31

A tribute to the revolutionary contributions of the man and the ship-class that bears his name WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announces the Raytheon - Zumwalt Scholarship, established in honor of Admiral Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr., Chief of Naval Operations (1970 - 1974), and the next-generation multimission destroyer, the DDG 1000 class, which aptly bears the Zumwalt name. Established through the Anchor Scholarship Foundation, Raytheon has...

2014-01-15 12:20:23

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at the submarine base. Under the terms of the...

2014-01-15 08:20:36

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Defense and Security USA (SDAS) announced today that Saab's Sea Giraffe AMB Radar recently received its official designation from the U.S. Navy. The Sea Giraffe AMB Radar system's official U.S. Navy nomenclature is now the AN/SPS-77 (V)1.Partnering with General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works and Austal, SDAS is responsible for integrating the AN/SPS-77 radar into the USS Independence and other ships of the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat...

2014-01-10 12:21:26

GROTON, Conn., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio replacement submarine and the United Kingdom's Successor ballistic-missile submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Electric Boat will procure long-lead-time material for the Common Missile Compartment's integrated missile-tube and...

2014-01-09 12:22:26

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that it will issue a press release and host a conference call and webcast related to its fourth quarter 2013 operating results on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will be available...

2014-01-08 16:20:39

One lucky winning guest from each ship in the fleet has been invited to sail to compete in championship SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has announced the 15 winning guest finalists who will compete on the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise Jan. 12, 2014, aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Each winner will represent one of the 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet and was selected as the winning guest with the highest overall score from the onboard...

2014-01-08 12:20:09

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Steven Saint Amour has joined its Board of Directors. Company CEO, Micah J. Eldred commented, "We are pleased to have Steven join our team. Steven's deep water technical experience in our industry will prove a valuable resource for our management team, and on behalf of the shareholders, I wish to thank him for his commitment to our Company." A summary of Steven's...

2014-01-06 12:20:51

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Guy Zajonc has joined its Board of Directors. Company CEO, Micah J. Eldred commented, "We are pleased to have Guy join our team. Guy's contacts and experience in our industry will prove a valuable resource for our management and operational teams to rely upon, and on behalf of the shareholders, I wish to thank him for his commitment to our Company." A summary of Guy's subsea...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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